Internal Controls Manager

Bristol Permanent
  • Instill a culture of continuous improvement
  • Maintain strong governance and reporting of key risks

About Our Client

Our client are a prestigious organisation that has become a significant employer over the past 5 years. They have experienced a tremendous amount of growth, with this set to continue throughout the coming years. This role is a testament to this and is being recruited due to the increased demands on the Internal Controls and Risk team. Our client pride themselves on service to customers and how their employees feel. It is at the heart of everything the organisation does.

Job Description

They key responsibilities for this Internal Controls Manager based in Bristol are:

  • Roll out and embed a Controls Framework to identify, assess and monitor key controls
  • Train stakeholders at all levels on what good controls look like
  • Regularly report on the health of the Controls Framework to the Head of Sustainability & Risk
  • Facilitate internal audits and ensure actions are followed through to completion on time
  • Maintain strong governance and reporting of key risks
  • Maintain Risk Register
  • Assist the Head of Sustainability & Risk in producing a quarterly report for the Risk Committee
  • Compile the quarterly Controls Report for submission
  • Ensure the business fulfils its compliance obligations
  • Manage the Data Protection programme including maintaining our ROPA, conducting DPIAs, maintaining policies, managing data incidents, reviewing supplier due diligence, registering with the ICO and providing tailored advice and training.
  • Lead compliance check-ins with Compliance Officer.

The Successful Applicant

For this Internal Controls Manager position based in Bristol, our client are searching for candidates who are/have:

  • Reputable qualification in Accountancy, Risk Management or Compliance
  • Experience managing/auditing a Controls Framework
  • Working knowledge of compliance areas such as data protection, modern slavery and anti-bribery and corruption
  • Knowledge or previous work experience within a commercial organisation
  • Great communication skills, both verbal and written
  • The ability to challenge the status quo as a mindset
  • The ability to work well under pressure confidently
  • Project Management - deadline/delivery focused, working in a way that is positive but assertive (chasing busy people with conflicting priorities)
  • The ability to develop and build relationships easily

What's on Offer

Base salary of up to £65,000
Blue chip benefits and Discretionary Bonus
Working flexibly and with a hybrid approach
Career progression and ongoing CDP
Autonomous and varied working environments

Connor Matthews
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+44 117 927 1615

Job summary

Job function
Audit & Advisory
Internal Audit
Contract type
Consultant name
Connor Matthews
Consultant phone
+44 117 927 1615
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